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Mapower KC-31N NAS – Review

What is a NAS? – NAS stands for Network-Attached Storage. Basically just a box with a hard drive (or multiple drives) which plugs into your…



ADSL Bonding – How To and Review

Submission by Paul Gale – In the desire to increase my upstream speeds as much as possible I did some research into ADSL bonding or…


The KeyRack Interface Project

Submission by Mark Goodwin – Scenario, I am leaving my house, pat down pockets, glance at exposed surfaces and scream to SWMBO “Has anybody seen…




DIY Heating Interface – Review

Submission by Steve Jones – I wanted to improve the control of my central heating system by utilising my home automation controller (HomeVisionPro) whilst still…


Jukebox Server

(click to enlarge) Party! The “Bits” Arrive [UPDATE – After you’ve read this, jump to our updated JukeBox MkII article] Old Timer – Since ripping…


Home CCTV Server Review

Rather than wait another few weeks to publish my Home CCTV Server review I’ve decided to make it a two part affair. Part one is…


Home CCTV Server

Home CCTV – I have had CCTV at home for 8 years now in one form or another. Over that time camera performance has increased,…


X10 LD11 Photo Tutorial

Ken Watt has updated his website and re-published his tutorial on using the advanced features of an LD11 X10 module on a table lamp… “First…


HomeVision Central Heating

The following is an account of the interfacing of my HomeVision to my central heating controller by Keith Doxey.  Keith’s DIY Home Automation website can…


Home Automation Wiring Scheme

Submission by Keith Doxey The cable marking system employed uses bands of coloured insulating tape to identify the different cables. It is much quicker than…


IR – Hardwired Distribution

You run hundreds, maybe thousands of metres of cable round your home. People look at you funny, some point at you and snigger. This week…



LD10 vs LD11 What Is The Difference

Often on UKHA_D the question is asked, “What is the difference between an LD11 and an LD10?” well physically they are the same, exactly and…